Kyle Woods concentrates his practice on matters related to both qualified plans and executive compensation, qualified retirement plans, including pension, profit-sharing, and 401(k) plans, as well as 403(b) plans, 457(b) plans, and other retirement and deferred compensation plans. He prepares new plans and assists in maintaining compliance with new and existing legal requirements. Kyle also assists in correcting plan errors using the voluntary compliance programs provided by the IRS and Department of Labor.
In matters of executive compensation, Kyle advises public companies on compliance with SEC disclosure rules and assists them in preparing public filings. He also advises clients on benefits and executive compensation aspects of mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions. Kyle assists clients on executive deferred compensation arrangements, including compliance with IRC Section 409A, and assists nonprofit clients in developing and operating deferred compensation arrangements under IRC Section 457(f) and in complying with the new excise tax requirements under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Kyle advises companies on compliance with SEC, IRS, and FAA rules regarding their policies on personal use of corporate aircraft, including designing new executive aircraft usage policies. Kyle assists companies with immigration matters, including compliance with E-Verify and I-9 requirements, and in securing immigration status for key employees.
Kyle received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Brigham Young University.